Monthly Archives: April 2009

Open Source "Maven: The Definitive Guide" (Part 2 of 2)


April 25, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

Before we attract a large spike of contributors it might make sense to define some parameters of the open source definitive guide effort. In this post, I’m going to throw out a few thoughts about structure, technology, and process. In the short-term, I’m interested in getting some translation work completed, and we likely need to […]

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Open Source "Maven: The Definitive Guide" (Part 1 of 2)


April 24, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

I hinted at making the Maven book open months ago, but we were distracted by pre-production madness for the first edition. As we start to think about expanding the Definitive Guide again, now is the right time to release the source for Maven: The Definitive Guide and seek more community input and involvement. I’m excited […]

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Managing Maven Settings Templates in Nexus Pro


April 21, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

This is a feature that was introduced in Nexus Pro 1.3.2. You can use Nexus Pro in concert with the Nexus Maven plugin to manage the distribution of settings.xml files across your organization. When you setup Nexus, you usually have to convince all of your developers to install a custom settings.xml in ~/.m2/settings.xml to connect […]

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Jason van Zyl on the Future of Maven: Maven 3


April 20, 2009 By
Tim O'Brien

Jason recently talked about Maven 3 at the Maven Meetup on March 19, 2009. Here is his entire presentation. In it, Jason discusses plans for Maven 3: support for incremental builds, changes to Plexus, better multi-language support, a queryable lifecycle, changes to the Plugin API, extensible reporting, a refactored plugin manager, project builder, and a […]

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Mirror Support in Nexus


By
Tim O'Brien

One of the interesting features of Nexus is that it can interact with mirrors of remote repositories. Nexus will download artifacts and POMs from the mirrors you select, but it will download “secure” artifacts like checksums, MD5/SHA1 hashes, and PGP signatures from the original repository location. In addition to supporting mirrors of proxy repositories, Nexus […]

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Nexus 1.3.3 Released: PGP Verification / Improved Interface


By
Brian Fox

The Nexus 1.3.3 Pro release includes enhancements to allow validation of PGP signed artifacts, and block access based on the results of that check. This release also adds an enhanced set of capabilities and rules in the procurement suite. Download your free Nexus Professional Evaluation or Learn more about Nexus Professional today. Continue reading this […]

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